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Clinical Psychologist with Hummingbird Partnership

0.8 FTE, 2-year fixed term contract (30 hours per week)
£42,800 p.a. pro rata
Responsible to
Director of Therapy and Senior Clinical Psychologist
Brighton. Monthly travel to London required (and travel costs met)
Closing date
27 days holiday (pro rata) plus 4% matched pension contribution


As a Clinical Psychologist within the Hummingbird service, you will report directly to the Senior Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Therapy at the Helen Bamber Foundation responsible for the service and support them in providing a comprehensive range of therapeutic interventions to clients of the Hummingbird Project. This role will include delivery of highly specialised psychological assessments for both medico-legal and clinical purposes, provision of appropriate evidence-based therapies, delivery of clinical supervision to staff, and where relevant, supervision of assistant and trainee clinical psychologists on final year specialist placements. At times, the role may include input into policy, research and fundraising and delivery of consultancy and training.

We are looking for someone who is committed to working therapeutically with young asylum seeking or refugee people who experience trauma spectrum disorders and other psychological difficulties as a result of surviving human rights abuses, separation from family, and/or post-migration stressors. In addition to proven experience in working therapeutically with this client group, the candidate will have a passion for human rights work beyond the individual client work, and a desire to contribute to effecting change at a policy level. This role requires the ability to react and respond creatively and appropriately to the needs of both charities. You will be expected to travel to London for up to three weeks during the first year to attend inductions and other trainings (your travel costs will be met).

Please note that the successful candidate will be offered the role subject to suitable references and a DBS check. This role will require disclosure of both the adult and child barring lists. If appointed, you will be required to give your consent to HBF to receive regular updates on your criminal records status and to disclose any relevant convictions incurred during your time with us. You will also be subject to a public online search. 

For any queries, please call 0203 058 2020 and ask to speak to Dr Angeliki Argyriou (

We reserve the right to close applications early should we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Please state in your covering letter when you would be available to start the role.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on September 3rd 2024.

We regret that we can only respond to applicants who make it to the interview stage. No agencies.

How to apply: Please submit an up-to-date CV and a covering letter by 5 pm on Tuesday August 27, outlining your relevant skills and experience, as well as how your previous experience that matches the listed responsibilities and person specification to

Equal Opportunities

The Helen Bamber Foundation and Asylum Aid is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer. We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates as we are keen to make sure that our staff, trustees, volunteers and ambassadors reflect the communities we serve and the wider community we work in at every level within the organisation. We particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnicities.

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